New Living Translation
Anger is cruel, and wrath is like a flood, but jealousy is even more dangerous.
King James Bible
Wrath is cruel, and anger is outrageous; but who is able to stand before envy?
Darby Bible Translation
Fury is cruel, and anger is outrageous; but who is able to stand before jealousy?
World English Bible
Wrath is cruel, and anger is overwhelming; but who is able to stand before jealousy?
Young's Literal Translation
Fury is fierce, and anger is overflowing, And who standeth before jealousy?
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LibraryThe Wandering Bird
A Sermon (No. 3453) published on Thursday, April 8th, 1915, delivered by C.H. Spurgeon at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington. "As a bird that wandereth from her nest, so is a man that wandereth from his place."--Proverbs 27:8. Solomon spoke from observation. He had seen certain persons of a vagrant kind, and he perceived that they seldom or never prospered. Moreover, he spoke from inspiration as well as from observation, hence the sagacity of the philosopher is in this case supported by the austerity …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
Epistle xxvii. To Anastasius, Bishop.
Second Sunday Before Lent
1 John 3:12
We must not be like Cain, who belonged to the evil one and killed his brother. And why did he kill him? Because Cain had been doing what was evil, and his brother had been doing what was righteous.
For the woman's jealous husband will be furious, and he will show no mercy when he takes revenge.
A stone is heavy and sand is weighty, but the resentment caused by a fool is even heavier.
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